ULFA(I)’s hideout busted

ULFA(I)’s hideout busted

ITANAGAR, Jan 6: Security forces have destroyed a temporary hideout of the banned United Liberation Front of Asom (Independent), ULFA(I), in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh.

Based on specific intelligence inputs, the Jairampur Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of DAO Division conducted an operation near Namdapha reserve forest yesterday and busted the hideout, defence spokesman Col Chiranjit Konwer said.

The action is part of the security forces’ ongoing crackdown on insurgent activities in the run up to the Republic Day.

There was information about the presence of cadres of the outfit trying to terrorize people through extortion bids at Miao town, the spokesman said.

Security personnel also recovered extortion notes, opium and other documents from the hideout, Konwer said, adding that the cadres had been using the hideout as place of transit. (Agency)

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